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William M. Ashby Papers

This collection contains a selection of materials from distinguished Newark citizen William Ashby who lived to 101. Mr. Ashby worked for the Urban League.



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William M. Ashby Papers
1863 Arnold, John
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William M. Ashby Papers
Feb 25, 1905 Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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Photo of Rosa L. Morris.
Topic: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
William M. Ashby Papers
1911 Lincoln University (Pa.)
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Topics: African Americans, Newark (N.J.), Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
1915 Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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Picture of William Ashby (c1914, born in Virginia, died in Newark).
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William M. Ashby Papers
1916 Yale University
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Topics: African Americans, Newark (N.J.), Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
1916 Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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Kathryn Ashby, daughter of Wm. Ashby c. 1916.
Topic: African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
1920 Ashby, William
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Topics: African Americans, Discrimination
William M. Ashby Papers
1940 Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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Photo of Kathryn Ashby, William and Mary Ashby's daughter.
Topic: African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
Oct 15, 1969
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William Ashby on his 85th Birthday.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans, Birthdays
William M. Ashby Papers
Feb 16, 1972 Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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An address by William Ashby delivered to the Frontier's Club February 16, 1972
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, Newark (N.J.), African Americans, Race discrimination
William M. Ashby Papers
1974 Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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Photo of William and Mary Ashby.
Topic: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
William M. Ashby Papers
1974 Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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Photo of William and Mary Ashby.
Topic: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
William M. Ashby Papers
Oct 7, 1974 Newark Public Information Office
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A Newark Public Information Office Press release regarding a party sponsored by the Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee for William Ashby's 85th birthday.
Topic: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
William M. Ashby Papers
Oct 15, 1974
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William and Mary Ashby with Mayor Kenneth Gibson at Ashby's 85th birthday.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, Gibson, Kenneth A., 1932-, Birthdays
William M. Ashby Papers
Oct 15, 1978 Gibson, Kenneth A., 1932-
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A proclamation from the office of the Mayor of the city of Newark declaring October 15th, 1979
Topics: Gibson, Kenneth A., 1932-, Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans,...
William M. Ashby Papers
Oct 15, 1979 Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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Photo of Ashby and family on 90th birthday.
Topic: African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
Oct 15, 1979
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William Ashby with Mayor Kenneth A. Gibson of Newark on his 90th birthday.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, Gibson, Kenneth A., 1932-, Birthdays
William M. Ashby Papers
1980 Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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A book of memoirs by William Ashby published by the Newark Landmarks and Preservation Committee. The Memoirs shed light on race relations in New Jersey during the Great Migration.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans, Price, Clement Alexander,...
William M. Ashby Papers
Feb 20, 1985 Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
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Topics: African Americans, Newark (N.J.), Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
Oct 9, 1986 Newark (N.J.). City Clerk
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A letter inviting William Ashby to a City Council meeting where the council will act on a resolution to rename Wallace park to William M. Ashby/Wallace Park.
Topic: Newark (N.J.). Municipal Council
William M. Ashby Papers
Dec 8, 1987 State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs
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A short biographical sketch of William M. Ashby.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
Oct 15, 1989 Codey, Richard J., 1946-
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Birthday congratulations from the New Jersey Senate to William Ashby on his 100th birthday.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, Birthdays, Codey, Richard J., 1946-, New Jersey....
William M. Ashby Papers
Oct 15, 1989 Lincoln University (Pa.)
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Birthday congratulations from the Trustees and Faculty of Lincoln University to William Ashby on his 100th birthday.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, Birthdays, Pennsylvania
William M. Ashby Papers
Oct 15, 1989 Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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A birthday congratulations from George ad Barbara Bush to William Ashby
Topics: Bush, George, 1924-, Bush, Barbara, 1925-, Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African...
William M. Ashby Papers
Sep 16, 1990 St. Philips & Trinity Cathedral
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A certificate of achievement presented to William Ashby by St. Philips & Trinity Cathedral in Newark for the distinguished achievement of being the oldest member.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Churches, Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
May 21, 1991 James E. Churchman Jr. Funeral Home
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A funeral program for the services of William M. Ashby, includes obituary.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, Funeral rites & ceremonies
William M. Ashby Papers
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Misc. Ashby Photos
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
- Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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Photo of Addie Arnold
Topic: African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of William and Mary Ashby at a birthday celebration.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
- Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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Photo of Mary Ashby, wife of Wm. Ashby
Topic: African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of William Ashby speaking.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of William Ashby and an unidentified man.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of Mayor Kenneth A. Gibson and two unidentified men.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of William Ashby and an unidentified man.
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Photo of William Ashby and two unidentified men.
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William M. Ashby Papers
- Newark Public Information Office
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An informational tribute to William Ashby in honor of his 90th birthday.
Topic: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
William M. Ashby Papers
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Miscellaneous Ashby family papers.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
- Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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Photo of Mary Ashby, wife of Wm. Ashby.
Topic: African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
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Misc. Ashby Photos
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
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A photo of a flier.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of William Ashby and an unidentified man.
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Misc. Ashby Photos
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William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of William and Mary Ashby at a birthday celebration.
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William M. Ashby Papers
- Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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Photo of Addie Arnold
Topic: African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
- Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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Photo of Martin L. Ashby Sr. (born Virgina, died New Jersey), brother of William Ashby.
Topics: African Americans, The Great Migration
William M. Ashby Papers
- Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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Photo of Kathryn Ashby, William and Mary Ashby's daughter.
Topic: African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
- Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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Photo of William Button Ashby, father of William. Ashby (born in Virginia).
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, The Great Migration
William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of William and Mary Ashby at a birthday celebration.
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William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of flowers being presented to Mary and William Ashby.
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William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of William Ashby and an unidentified man.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
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Miscellaneous Arnold family papers.
William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of William Ashby.
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William M. Ashby Papers
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A polaroid picture of William Ashby.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
- Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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Photo of Allena Arnold, sister of William's wife Mary.
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- Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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William M. Ashby, right, and Simeon Osby inspect a garden on the grounds of Springfield, Illinois, Urban League. Ashby was director of the agency from 1932 to 1944.
Topic: African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of flowers being presented to Mary and William Ashby.
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Misc. Ashby Photos
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William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of William and Mary Ashby at a birthday celebration.
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William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of William Ashby and Mayor Kenneth A. Gibson.
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William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of William and Mary Ashby (?) and Mayor Kenneth A. Gibson.
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William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of William and Mary Ashby at a birthday celebration.
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William M. Ashby Papers
- Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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Photo of Paul Arnold and his six year old son John Thomas Arnold.
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Photo of William and Mary Ashby.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
- Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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House of Mary Ashby, wife of William.
William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of William and Mary Ashby at a birthday celebration.
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William M. Ashby Papers
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Photo of William and Mary Ashby at a birthday celebration.
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Photo of William Ashby and two unidentified men.
Topics: Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991, African Americans
William M. Ashby Papers
- Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991
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Photo of Mrs. Arnold, mother of Mary Ashby.
Topic: African Americans